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In Memoriam 


We mourn the loss of our beloved friend and teacher 

who gave so freely of her time and energy to 

help us. Her warm, sympathetic personality 

and cheerful smile will long be 


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President, Yeshiva University 

Principal, Central Yeshiva High School 

Hebrew/ Principal, Central Yeshiva High School 



Director, Yeshiva University High Schools 

of Brooklyn 

With abiding faith that you will govern your 
lives by the standard of the Torah and our 
American democracy, and that you will consider 
your education as a means to a greater end— 
towards a concentrated service to G-d and our 
fellow men, we congratulate you, the classes 
of 1953, and wish you well-being and well- 


A Day - A Goal 

Here it is — 

The long awaited day, 

The time to pause and thinl< 

What the past and present marl< — 

And the future holds for us. 

Indeed, the ladder — 

Its steps so high — 

Has just been mounted, 

And again we must begin — 

Upon another we must ascend. 

'Tis truly but a day begun. 

Another rung that must be reached; 

But thus is life— 

All our wordly wisdom 

Is but a sample to the palate. 

To arouse the senses 

To an even greater goal! 


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The Morning After Gradnation 

All the fun has left. 
The teachers, even the tests 
For now I see only the walls 
That belong to the vacant halls. 

The laughter no longer rings 
The air no longer sings 
The rooms are dark like stalls 
And, of course, the vacant halls. 

The lights are turned up high 

Yet it is dark as a night sky; 

The building looks like an empty mall 

Just adding to the vacant halls. 

Now it is just a building to me. 
For that is all my eyes can see. 
The ceiling looking extra tall 
Stretching out into the vacant halls. 


JANUARY, 1953 

RUTH DOLINSKY - "Ruthie" is our sweet little alto 
who always obligingly played her accordian at 
assemblies. She will long be remembered for 
her enlightening contributions to our Jewish 
Ethics class. Ruth will major in education in 
Brooklyn College. 

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ROSLYN DOMBROFF — Arriving late and leaving early, 
"Rozzie" went to school when there was nothing 
else to do. Remembered fondly by all she left 
behind, she is decorating the seats of Brooklyn 

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PAULA DRILLMAN — "Pnina", who introduced the new 
hair style into Central, had a lively high school 
career even though it was a short one. The 
most aroused during discussions, Paula always 
won out. Brooklyn College will have its hands 
full with this tasty dish. 

SUSAN FRIEDMAN - Susan climbed the ladder of suc- 
cess. She progressed from G.O. Secretary to 
G.O. Vice-President and still managed to excel 
in all her studies. Susan has continued a name 
to be remembered in Central. She will major in 
Education in Brooklyn College. 

JANUARY, 1953 

ADELE ARONOWSKY - Because of Adele's efforts as 
Business Manager, we can boast of an Elchanette 
this year. She will attend Brooklyn College 
where she will pursue a career of teaching. 

NORMA BAUM — The "Sarah Bernhardt" of our class, 
Nechama's three years in Central were stormy 
ones. Although Bnei Akiva has been first place 
in her mind, she has had time to excel in her 
studies. Her college career will be directed to- 
ward her ambition — Aretz. 

VIVIAN BERKOWITZ - "Berkey", our senior class sec- 
retary, fulfilled Mr. Lilker's ambitions for her in 
the field of history. Nevertheless, she will major 
in Bio-Chemistry in Hunter College. 

SHULAMITH BERLE — "Shuly", our class representative 

from East Flatbush, though absent a great deal of 

the term, managed to come out at the top of 
the class. Under Mr. Lilker's powerful influence, 

she went to Washington, D. C. this summer to 

study our political system. She will major in 

mathematics in Brooklyn College. 

JANUARY, 1953 

ESTHER FROMMER — Esther is famous for her profound 
statements and for her questions that keep the 
teachers guessing. Aside from this, she is a 
conscientious and serious student. She will con- 
tinue her schooling in Brooklyn College where 
she will major in Education. 

HELENE GARDENBERG - Combining scholastic ability 
and athletic prowess, Helene gained popularity 
among her teachers and classmates. She will 
put her scholastic agility to good use at Brooklyn 
College where she will major in English. 

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DORA GOLDBERG — Sweet and demure Dora is really a 
"dora'ble". She is our class connoisseur on "Chasi- 
dism" but — she also struck up a relationship with 
"neighbor Jim". Dora is well on her way to 
a successful career in Education. 

BERTHA HOROWITZ - Bertha "baby" kept us all 
amused with her innocent wit. Her infectious 
laughter can still be heard reverberating through 
the halls of Central. Bertha plans to attend 
Brooklyn College. 

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JANUARY, 1953 

MARILYN HOROWITZ — "Malkela", with her quick re- 
partee and subtle sense of hunnor has amused 
us much during our stay in Central. Her fluent 
speech is one of her many assets. Marilyn will 
attend Hunter College where she will further her 

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JOYCE HORWITZ — Joyce has the distinction of being 
the "one 'o' Horowitz." One of our most popular 
class presidents, she proved herself outstandingly 
efficient in both her class work and extra-curricu- 
lar activities. Joyce will attend Brooklyn College 
where she will major in Education. 

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SHEILA LIFSHITZ — Sheila, the model, was known for 
taking teacher's notes "verbatim". She was our 
class reference book, and led Central's debating 
team to many a victory. Sheila intends to be a 
music major at Brooklyn College. 

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SYLVIA LISS — Sylvia is our class Republican, whose 
man got in by a landslide. She has proved to be 
Mr. Lilker's reference book and has kept her 
friends amused by her baiting remarks in his 
class. As school Debating Manager, she kept in 
shape by practicing in and out of class. Sylvia 
will major in Biology at Brooklyn College. 

JANUARY, 1953 

HONEY SEELENFREUND - Honey was the organizer of 
of Central's first cheering squad. (She stole all 
the "trade secrets" from Ramaz.) She proved her 
skill and initiative in all athletic activities. Honey 
will be a Physical Education major in Brooklyn 

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RHODA SEIF — Rhoda avidly followed Theta's adven- 
tures through the four quadrants. Among her 
many talents, Rhoda is an accomplished pianist. 
Our fashion expert, she models all the latest 
styles. Rhoda plans to attend Brooklyn College. 

VIVIEN SEIF — "Cookie" was our class expert in Eco- 
nomics. She obtained first hand information on 
the labor supply in the clothing industry. Vivien 
will attend Brooklyn College. 

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PAULINE SHAPIRO - "Peshie" is our three V girl - 
vim, vigor and vitality. Our social butterfly, 
she fluttered gracefully through her school career. 
She will long be remembered as Rabbi Herskovics' 
"poodlehead". Pauline will continue her studies 
at Brooklyn College. 

JANUARY, 1953 

JUDY MILLER — Judy, our faithful accompanist, ranks 
among the talented in the class. Her scholastic 
abilities will be directed toward her future career 

HELEN MINTZ — "Mintzy" captured our hearts with her 
charming smile. Her biological trademark has 
been imprinted on the walls of Central. Her 
Journalistic ability placed her high on both the 
Spark and the Elchanette. In conclusion we can 
really say that she is "Yofi-Tofi". 

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ROSALIND NEWMAN — "Roz", our senior class presi- 
dent, had "gathered her thoughts" sufficiently to 
organize the Central "Baby Sitting Bureau". Her 
charm and unpredictable wit helped keep the 
class awake during Biology. She will pursue har 
career in the Bio labs of Brooklyn College. 

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CAROL ROTHSCHILD — Carol daily braved the subway 
storm in her quest for Torah. Her literary work 
in Central has paved the way for a career in 
Journalism. She will carry Central's banner to 
Hunter's campus, where she will major in Journal- 

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JANUARY, 1953 

SYLVIA SREBRO — Sweet and cooperative, Sylvia's 

bright smile lighted the v^ay from Williamsburg 
to Central. Sylvia proved a very industrious stu- 
dent and was a mainstay of the Central chorus. 
She will attend Brooklyn College where she will 
be an Education major. 

DAISY STREIFLER — Daisy got an early start as a lawyer 
She eloquently pleaded our case before the G.O. 
Daisy was also instrumental in organizing Central's 
famed cheering squad. Her charm and intelligence 
will prove valuable assets in all her future 

JUDITH TURK — "Judie", with her quick wit and ready 

humor, has contributed many original things 
to our class history. The most noteworthy of 
these is her satire on our "musical" Math, teacher, 
Mr. Hankin. Judie breezed through High School 
doing cross-word puzzles and has proved herself 
a favorite with the girls. 

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SANDRA WILK - "Sandy" is Central's official office 
girl. Always dependable and cooperative, she 
has cheered us many a time with her sweet 
renditions of Israeli folk songs. Aspiring to be 
a doctor, Sandy obtained valuable experience 
ministering to the "sick" in Central. She will 
attend Brooklyn College where she will major 
in Science. 

JUNE, 1953 

FRANCES LEVINE — Fagy went down in history (Cen- 
tral's that is) as an outstanding athlete. With her 
pleasing personality and passion for redheads she 
is well on her way to obtaining her MRS. 

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SORIE LEVY — Usually found in the art rooms, Sorie 
intends to pursue her career in Hunter College. 
With her finger in every pot (of paint, that is) 
and her dancing feet, she will probably reach 
great heights. 

YONA LORINER - Yona is right on the spot for all 
school activities. The Presidential candidates of 
the 1952 election could have picked up helpful 
hints from her campaign. As a conscientious G.O. 
Secretary, her minutes were turned into (h) ours. 
Yona wll attend Brooklyn College where she will 
major in Education. 

KAY MARTIN — "Bobo", sweet and demure, has 
coined for us many an intellectual phrase. She 
gained the distinction of being our first class 
president. Kay will be an Education major at 
Brooklyn College. 

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JUNE, 1953 

RUTH FREEMAN - Ruth, the all-round girl from Mid- 
town was our charming G.O. Treasurer. Her 
sewing ability and gracious smile are among her 
many attributes. She aspires to go to Barnard 
where she will pursue a career in medicine. 

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BLU GENAUER — Although Blu was the last one to 
join our ranks, she captured our hearts immediate- 
ly. Her ambition was to graduate in two and 
a half years but she conceded to do it in three. 
Her cheerful and helpful nature has won her many 
friends and they are sure to multiply as time goes 

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MALVINA GOLDBLATT — Pretty, petite and popular, 
"Malkie" is known for her management of Mr. 
Ravetch's dramatic productions. Although a late- 
comer, Malvina has made her mark on Central 
Her school career will be continued in Hunter 

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CLAIRE HAGLER — Chayaleah, namesake of the race- 
track in Aretz, intends to go there eventually. 
One of the hustling members of the class, she 
always kept us well informed about the G.O. 
Chayaleah's voice will long ring out through 
Central's halls. 

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JUNE, 1953 

BELLA HOROWITZ — B can stand for two things, Bella 
or Brains. In her case it can be either. Although 
quiet, she has done a lot for Central and her class. 
Her Dat has proven a great influence to all the 
girls. Keep up the good work! 

NINA KELLMAN - Nina doesn't have to study much - 
she learns by osmosis. The main support of most 
of our teachers, her unique remarks are sure to 
be remembered by all. A proponent of the arts, 
Nina is well versed in the classics. She plans to 
disrupt Hunter College for the next four years. 

MARION KRIGER - One of the most active girls in 
Central, Marion finally became President. Her 
edifying questions will long be remembered by 
Mr. Wallach as well as by the rest of the class. 
Marion will take her charming personality with 
her to Brooklyn College. 

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NAOMI LEIMAN - Quiet, sedate and unassuming, 
Naomi could always be found in our library. Al- 
though a latecomer she has proved herself an 
excellent student. Naomi will carry Central's ban- 
ner to City College. 

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JUNE, 1953 

YVETTE BEEBER — More commonly known as "Yittie" 
the girl from Lee Avenue worked her way through 
Central teaching her classmates "The Day Before 
Tests". As class treasurer she collected more 
than the national debt. We know her personality 
will help her become a successful teacher. 

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ANN BRANDWEIN - The Jewish Historian of our class, 
Ann knows the answer before the question is 
asked. She can always be found munching on 
a candy bar, yet surprisingly her figure hasn't 
changed. Ann will enter Brooklyn College where 
she will major in Science. 

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ETHEL CHAZIN — Hailing from Jersey, Ethel became 
famous in Central quite easily with her beautiful 
voice and mastery of the piano. She hopes to 
grace Brandeis University. Her aim is to "sing 
in the Met." 

ORA DOMINITZ — Ora is our class president who hails 
from Israel. She has enlivened many a dull hour 
with her spirited Hebrew dancing and exotic Chalil 
playing. She will continue her education at City 
College. Her ultimate goal is to return to Israel. 

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JUNE, 1953 

DIANE MEHLMAN — Diane's house, which was always 
available, has housed many of our parties. Al- 
ways ready with a witty remark, Diane is a fav- 
orite among her classmates. 

TOVA ORDENTLICH - Tova is a perfect illustration of 
the saying "Good things come in small packages". 
The ideal Central girl has truly excelled in all 
phases of endeavor. She plans to go to Israel 
where she will surely become an outstanding 

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JUDY ROSENBAUAA — Judy got her teaching experience 
in Central before "Dikduk" tests. She is the 
sole appreciator of Mar Hoffman's "bedichot" (?), 
and the only girl who thinks as fast as she 
speaks. Judy will major in Education at Brooklyn 

BEATRICE SIBEL — Known to her friends as "Bebe" 
she is one of Dr. Lewin's frequent visitors. She 
will long be remembered by everyone who en- 
joyed famous class weekends at her house. Bea- 
trice will continue her education at Brooklyn 

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JUNE, 1953 

ESTELLE SOBEL — Estelle will long be remembered for 
her unbending efforts as editor-in-chief of the'^ 
Yearbook. Her pleasing personality and keen 
mind have made her a top student in Central. 
Brooklyn College will certainly be lucky to have 
her in its midst. 

ROSE TALANSKY — The youngest girl in the class 
"rose" up to the heights of G. O. President. 
Mr. Lilker's favorite politician distinguished her- 
self with the success of the charity drive. Among 
her extra curricular activities is her enthusiasm 
for "Bnei Akiva". 

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NAOMI WERTHEIM - Naomi must really think Central 
worthwhile to take that trip from Washington 
Heights. Working hard as a member of Bnei 
Akiva's Chug Rikud, it didn't detract from her 
work in Central as Business Manager of the Year- 
book. Her beautiful clothes always complimented 
her even nicer figure. 

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Rush, push, squeeze, bang! — we're here and 

we're the biggest entering Freshman Class 

Horowitz, Horowitz, and Horwitz, (with just one "o" 
to be different) and the two Seifs to confuse the 
teachers . . . Daisy and Kay are class officers . . . Gee 
the teachers are fresh! They asked one girl, "What's 
your name Honey?" . . . AAorah Sara is imported from 
Israel to teach us Hebrew. We soon convince her of 
the advantages of the Israeli climate, exit Morah 
Sara . . . We organize the first cheering squad for 
T. A. and Y. U. Too bad Honey and Yedida turn those 
cartwheels so fast . . . Music class is such fun. Can 
even use lipstick to write on tests. Eleven girls thrown 



out of one class, in one period. Class average for 
the term — 62 . . Lunch period with Mr. Ravetch and 
a lesson in making menus. To eat or not to eat, 
Mr. Ravetch? Gym classes with Mrs. Vachalinsky . . . 
Mr. Hoffman believes in Chinese education (now 
all together, "Vayomer Hashem") . . . Due to lateness 
of the hour first social ends at 10 P.M. . . Tramp, tramp, 
tramp to Boro Park . . Our athletic art teacher, Mr. 
Goldstein races to school by bike, until — we accidently 
let the air out of his tires . . . We climb into our 
"cages" in our Civics class. Mintzy loses her exemp- 
tion by climbing on the desks . . . Our hours 
are terrific — 9:00 to 3:00 but as arranged by Mr. 
Hoffman no lunch period . . . We study French by 
records. "Come out Carol Rothschild" — Knock, knock. 
Bonjour, M. Armand . . . Bike Brigade from T. A. 
Result — sudden epidemic of T. A pins. Enter Lee 
Dym, who keeps us in stitches in English period by 
passing around letters from her Israeli pen pals . . . 
Our gym periods become study periods in the park 
due to the unusual attendance of our teacher . . . 
We start plans for our formal senior prom. . . Mr. 
Hoffman's classes take place around the ping pong 
table . . . Tischadesh Episode — Pass the handkerchief 
girls. . . Mythology Class becomes athletic and the 
rope comes out. . . Art Classes?? In the park with 
Mr. Goldstein . . Mr. Lilker teaches Math, and Esther 
teaches him about the birds and bees. . . New mother 
comes to Central (Allah Banot) and a one and a two. 
Rozy comes to Central . . . Nina sets a fire cracker 
and exits hastily . . First impressions are now a reality. 


Tova, star student of Ramaz joins our ranks. Our 
class is at the peak of its glory . . . Who are all the 
lovely girls who attend all the Y. U. basketball gannes? 
Why the sophomore girls of Central, of course Joyce 
and Helene become class President and Secretary. 
Yedida and Helene desert us . . . We progress in our 
program to bring more social activities to the school. 
Despite a heavy snov^storm our skating social is 
pronounced a success. . . Epidemic of cutting and Mr. 
Hoffman tries to cure us with 70's in Mishna . . . Iris 
comes to Central . . . Birthday Party for Mr. Ravetch. 
Sleighriding in the park. . . How many dots — 10, 
Mr. Berger? . . . Future President of Israel teaches 
us Hebrew . . Rabbi Friedman becomes Administrator 
because of a "Boy" . . . Teachers start telling us we 
won't pass regents . . . Lichty is puzzled by a strange 
musical accompaniment to his Bible class. The source? 
An innocent little music-box intended for Daisy's birth- 
day present . . . Nina, on one of the numerous occas- 
ions of being kicked out of class, philosophically echoes 
the words; "Well, we all have to go sometime" . . . 
Quick, shut the windows! Mar Hoffman is coming — 
In Biology, we learn "about the birds and bees, in- 
stead of germs and disease". They ask this on the 
Regents! . . . "Mr. Annenberg, are capons dangerous?" 
Mintzy enthusiastically autographs everything in sight 
with her biological trademark . . . We conduct a 
successful sit-down strike for Mr. Hoffman's Mishna 
test. Rabbi Friedman and Dr. Lewin arbitrate . . . Our 
Geometry periods are as noisy as a Williamsburg 

chicken market. But — we leave Geometry I with 
the answer to the $64 question: Is Ivory soap 99%% 
pure? Mr. Berger (blush) says "Yes!" . . Rabbi Fried- 
man literally points out to Judy R. the location of her 
heart . , . CRIMINAL AT LARGE - a zealous student 
accidentally shoots a teacher. Since when is water 
fatal? ... A small groan escapes from the back of 
the room during a Jewish History final. Rozy can't 
gather her thoughts . . . Gee, isn't this great? Only 
twenty more "shalonim" to study and then we can 
be exempt from the Bible final. What! No more 
exemptions from finals? . . . Graduation luncheon 
and Rabbi Friedman buys the whole class ice cream. 
Yeady's supply of love comics runs out . . Classes 
take place in Prospect Park. Were there nice boys? 
Well, the ride was bumpy . . . Teachers insist we 
won't pass regents . . . Tramp, tramp to Boro Park — 
and a good time was had by all. 


Rose and Esther become officers of the Junior 
class. We graduate to the "cheering squad" stage. Out 
of the kindness of our hearts, we turn the squad over 
to the Sophs and Freshies . . . Class turns dramatic and 
is exempt from English final . . ."The Blond" comes 
into our lives . . . 250 word essays on the effect of 
Napoleon, and Mr. Unger runs to the army . . . Diane's 
party begins rash of "Sweet Sixteen" . . . "The road 


to hell is paved with good intentions" - Should I 
learn it by heart, Mr. Wallach? . . .Mar Hoffman 
"hechadash" distributes the latest issues of shalonim, 
straight from the mimeographing stands ... A stream- 
lined Daisy rejoins us. Oh dear, she lost her lunch! 

Now, who would steal a paper bag with a big 
100 calory apple in it? . . . Blu, the lone commuter 
from Far Rockaway joins our fold . . . After all the 
absentees raise their hands, we begin learning algebra 
to the beat of Mr. Hankin's feet. Our math class 
meets three periods a week and sometimes on Mon- 
days if the weather's nice for bicycling. Our theme 
song in Math class is titled "There's No Middle Term." 
Nina's love for animals encourages a cat to join our 
Hebrew class . . Central moves to Snyder Avenue 
building. Goody! Now we can go shopping on 
Flatbush Avenue in our free periods . . . New room — 
nine windows — hot in summer, cold in winter. . . 
true confessions with locked door. Moral of History — 
don't take off your hat . . . "Dimples" becomes Mishna 
teacher ... NO EXEMPTIONS ... and we all go crazy 
with sixteen official and twenty-two unofficial pre- 
finals to be allowed to take the finals . . Help! 
There's a snowball in our History class. K-K-K — Keep 
c-calm, girls! Mr. Lilker's here to protect you. . . 
There are twelve juniors with pierced ears. Aren't 
they cold? . . . Mr. Unger marches in with a bunch 
of test papers. Isn't that just "yofi tofi?" The whole 
class files out silently . . . Rabbi Herskovics delves into 
the private lives of girls. How does he know so 
much? Mr. Wallach: "Are there any questions, foolish 
or otherwise?" Yes, Miss Newman? SOH CAH TOA 
society is formed. It meets every 7th period. Its pur- 
pose? — Cramming in Geometry. Surprise! We all 
pass for the term. 


At last we're seniors! . . . Rozy and Vivian become 
President and class Veep . . . Liss and Mintz vie for 
the title of "The one who was most often thrown out 
of the history period." . . . Mr. Bassell advises us not to 
pick lemons in the Garden of Love ... He practices 
what he preaches too . . . Mrs. Jaffe our new Eco. 
teacher, inspires Joyce's rendition of "The Market". 
Sheila, who is Rav Hatabachim? . . . Mr. Ravetch proves 
that knowledge of Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" is 
essential to be the life of the party. . . We take an 
imaginary trip to Bare Mountains as a Prophets pro- 
ject. . . Mr. Wallach (pointing to a triangle with 
altitude "h") says. "You have to go to h— to find 
ambiguity" . . . We are told in history class that Lily 
Ukelali was a Hawaiian Queen. Rozy innocently asks: 
"Isn't that on Arthur Godfrey's program?" Daisy 
vehemently insists: "But Mr. Bassell, I didn't cut — 
I just didn't come! . . . Extra — famous professor lands 
in jail — then comes out and dances jitterbug at class 

party— School gets new face and transparent tomatoes. 
Fanya introduces pantaloons to Central . . Class decides 
Marion will become president and surprise, she does. 
Mishna classes become discussions on Communism . . . 
Our new cafeteria opens. Girls bring hard boiled 
eggs for lunch and then go downstairs for a three 
course meal. . . We form the CVA (Central Valley 
Authority) to stop the leaks in the pipes in the senior 
room . . . Ike's in but Liss is out . . . Mr. Wallach; "Miss 
Rosenbaum, I'll give you a 98 in Math." Judy modestly 
replies, "Oh no, that's too high". Mr. Wallach: "All 
right then a 97" . . . 8:50 or classes outside - better 
get a hearing aid. . . Fanya's dance classes provide us 
with needed accompaniment to Dr. Jacobowitz's Jewish 
History lessons . . . What an eventful history class! 
Mr. Lilker tries to straighten Mintz out (in her chair 
that is.) Turk masters the right quarter turn in the circle. 
Then, stop, an unexpected recess; Mr. Lilker has to 
move his car . . . Our class average in Prophets is 
93 - 93 mistakes, that is. . . Mr. Hoffman "Who else 
has five daughters?" From the back of the room. 
"Tslafchad?" Mr. Hoffman: "No, Eddie Cantor" . . . 


Rozzy; "We saw in history that the demands of the 
third parties were enacted by the major political 
parties". Joyce: "Well, there's the Vegetarian Party 
and we didn't all become vegetarians" . . Gee, we can 
get married in two weeks. By then we'll have finished 
our Jewish History course . . . Mr. Lilker: "Tell us about 
the election. Miss Baum." Norma: "Well, our man lost" 
Dora's affair with the garage man progresses in the 
Mishna Class. . . Private senior lounge . . . Every week 
another birthday party, with official costume to match. 
State Scholarship Exams — Who owes the state money? 
Comment: It was an interesting experience. — Annual 
tzadka campaign . . . Senior Day. . . Hey, they almost 
took our petition to skip a formal graduation seriously. 
At last graduation! We breathlessly await the re- 
quest for "all graduates to please pass out." 

Last Will and Testament 

To Dr. Lewin, a well-behaved senior class. 
Who won't object to taking exams en masse. 

To Rabbi Friedman, who calls a hungry bunch. 
We leave (for a change) an uneaten lunch. 

To Rabbi Adier, who taught us "Dvorim", 
We leave a bunch of "Psookim Nivchorim". 

To Mr. Annenberg whom we love to please, 
We leave a class of birds and bees. 

To Rabbi Barenholtz, who never has to shout. 

We leave a new dimple for when this one wears out. 

To Mr. Bassell, a man of abilities rare. 

We leave moth balls for his coat of camel's hair. 

To Mrs. Feuer, with whom French was a treat. 
We leave our conjugations "tout de suite". 

To Mr. Fohr, in much distress. 

We leave a plate of (ugh) bouilliabaisse. 

To Mrs. Gazith, whose sense of humor never fails. 
We leave an anthology of symbolic tales. 

To Mr. Grossman, for never letti.ig us get bored. 
We leave a mile — long entension cord. 

To Mr. Hoffman, whose "Bedichoi" a:e cute. 
We leave a tie for his "new" suit. 

To Mr. Horn, who is always in style. 
We leave a banana and a nail file. 

To Mrs. Jaffe, who wears the cutest frocks. 
We leave a pile of cumulative stocks. 

To Mrs. Jofen, so short and petite. 

We leave telephone books to pile on her seat. 

To Dr. Lichtenstein, who wears a perennial grin. 
We leave the thought " we were yedidin". 

To Mr. Lilker, whose first love is carrots. 

We leave cages for students instead of for parrots. 

To Dr. Linick, we leave a class that is quiet. 
Or at least one that is not so prone to riot. 

To Mt. Ravetch, whose popularity formula never fails. 
We leave an embossed edition of "Canterbury Tales". • 

To Roz — a sponge for a shoulder pad. 

For the girls who go to her when they are sad. 

To Mr. Schur, who taught our science class. 
We leave an amoeba in a glass. 

Ear plugs are sure Miss Taub to please. 

So she won't hear the noise of the typewriter keys. 

To Mr. Wallach, who made Math a pleasure, 
We leave little Theta, our class treasure. 

And now to end this will in rhyme. 
We leave Central for the last time. 

With our signatures imprinted upon the walls, 
And echoes of our voices in the halls. 

Iris gave us guidance with art on the side. 

We leave her, therefore, a volume of psychology applied. 

To Dr. Jacobowitz, who was annoyed by persistent dance calls. 
We leave a new class room with sound proof walls. 

The General Drganization 

Central's "Voice of the People", the General Organization, composed of 
representatives from all classes, strives to bring about improvements in the 
appearance and functioning of the school in general, and in the conduct of 
the student body as a whole. Among its many activities are Debating, Basket- 
ball, Dramatics, The Choir and the Elchanette. 

President, Rose Talansky and Marion Kriger Secretary, Yona Loriner 

Vice President, Susan Friedman and Shirley Sonnenfeld Treasurer, Ruth Reutlinger 


During the past year, Arista has performed a number of services for 
the school. Most important has been the Coaching Squad. Arista members, 
as well as other qualified students, taught a variety of subjects, from Hebrew to 
Mathematics. Many students who had difficulty with their studies were aided 
by the Coaching Squad. 

At the beginning of the year. Arista sponsored the Big Sister League, 
which helped Freshmen students acclimate themselves to the activities and routines 
of the school. They were instrumental in easing this important period of trans- 

For the Seniors, Arista provided helpful preparatory material for the 

State Scholarship Examination. Another service which Arista rendered in the 

scholastic field was the publication of a comprehensive required reading list 
for the English Regents. 

Tova Ordentlich and Joyce Horwitz served as leader and vice-leader 
respectively, in the fall term of 1952. Ruth Freeman and Leah Botwinick were 
leader and vice-leader during the spring term of 1953. 

Arista aims to increase and broaden its activities for the benefit of the 
school and its students. 

Publications - Literary Board 

"The Elchanette", our yearbook, is now in its third year of existence. 
In it is recorded the senior annals, written and edited by the graduating class. 

While the book is predominantly senior, the literary sections consist of 
Hebrew and English articles written by the entire school. 

The Literary Board consists of one representative from each of the 
undergraduate classes, plus the senior editors. Mr. David M. Horn is our able 
faculty adviser. The editors of this yearbook are-. Estelle Sobel, Editor-in-Chief; 
Blu Genauer, Associate Editor; Tova Ordentlich and Helen Mintz, English Editors; 
Judy Rosenbaum and Shulamith Berle, Hebrew Editors; Yona Loriner, Art Editor. 

Publications - Business Board 

Once again the financing of our year books has been undertaken by 
Central Publications. This group consists of one representative from each class 
who is responsible to the Business Managers to see that her class fulfills its 
quota of money. 

Central Publications may well be proud of the fact that it has successfully 
reached its quota for this year. On behalf of the senior class, Publications 
wishes to extend its gratitude to the entire student body whose cooperation 
has made this possible. 

This year the Business Managers were Naomi Wertheim and Adele Aron- 
owsky. Mr. David M. Horn served as our faculty adviser. 

The Debating Society 

It has long been an honor and a privilege for students of high intelligence 
and superior abilities to be admitted to the Debating Society of Central Yeshiva. 
Here, both sides, in a provocative manner, express their opinions on such con- 
troversial issues as United Military Training and Federal Aid to Education, Even 
though our debates with other schools have been limited, we are very proud 
of the work of our team. 

Manager — Sylvia Liss 

The Spark 

Central's monthly publication The Spark is now terminating its fourth 
year of existence. This year The Spark, under the supervision of Mr. Basse!! 
and Miss Cohen, has made great advancements. 

The function of a school newspaper is to print school news and to 
give the girls experience In journalism. In both these purposes The Spark has 

The Spark includes not only English features that are both interesting 
and informative, but also many Hebrew features. The many columns include 
editorials, school news, inquiring reporter, sports and puzzles. This year the 
managing staff of The Spark consisted of; Saranne Eskolsky and Anne Rosen- 
baum, Co-editors in English; Edith Pearlman, Assistant editor; and Florence 
Leibowitz and Leah Botwinick, Co-editors in Hebrew. 

We all hope The Spark will continue along the wonderful path it has 
set for itself. 

The English Dramatics Society 

One of the most successful parts of our school program is the Dramatics 
Society whose purpose is to develop the acting talents of our students, thus 
enabling them to take part in dramatic productions. 

This year, under the able direction of Mr. Paul Ravetch, the Dramatics 
Society gave a memorable performance of "King David Operetta" at our 
Chanukah affair. 

A hard-working group, it has devoted itself diligently to making the 
Dramatics Society a complete success. 

Hebrew Dramatics Club 

The Hebrew Dramatics Club, as its name implies, presents Hebrew 
plays at our assemblies and celebrations. Under the careful and meticulous 
guidance of Mrs. Gazith, Central's Hebrew plays are always acclaimed a howling 

To find out what the club does in-between plays, just drop the middle 
word. And there you have it — Hebrew Club. The girls discuss world events 
of Jewish interest, a contemporary Hebrew author and his works, and other 
matters. Whatever the topic, the important thing is that the discussions are 
always held in Hebrew. 

We sincerely hope that this club will inspire all the girls to realize the 
importance, necessity and beauty of the Hebrew language, especially in our 
time — the time of Medinat Yisrael. 

The Service Squad 

An outstanding example of cooperation and school spirit is found in 
the Service Squad. Composed of two representatives from each class, the 
Service Squad's job is to make our school a model of cleanliness and decorum. 
However, its most important duty is enlisting student cooperation so that it 
may reach its goal. In the past semester the position of Service Squad Manager 
has been established as an elected office. Evelyn Rudoff was elected to this 
post, and under her leadership the Service Squad has sponsored a Poster Contest, 
Service Squad Week and Clean-up Competition in order to arouse student 
interest. The Service Squad is always on the job, proving that it is a great 
asset to the school. 

The Library 

One of the greatest assets to our school is its library. Essential to 
every student, it plays a great role both in our recreation and education. 

Just two years ago the idea of a library in Central was only a dream. 
However, through the combined efforts of the students and the faculty, our 
dream was realized. 

The library consists of both Hebrew and English novels, textbooks, and 
excellent reference sources and encyclopedias. The squad of librarians consists 
of representatives from each class, who are working together to complete the 
necessary adjustments for the books and to acquaint our student body with 
them. The squad is ably led by Marion Kriger. 

At present, the library is in its early stages of development. With 
confidence in the continued interest and participation of the students, It is 
certain that the library will grow and will soon fulfill its great potentialities. 



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The Basketball Team 

The Basketball Team, managed by Debbie Rybak, Athletic Director of 
our school, enjoyed a very successful season. For the first time, we have com- 
peted vi/ith schools other than Ramaz. We vi^on an overwhelming victory from 
Yeshiva of Fiatbush. 

Manager — Debby Rybak 

The Cheering Squad 

This year, not only did Central have a cheering squad but there was also 
one organized for B.T.A. The Central squad consists of five cheerleaders and 
approximately 25 boosters, who are members of various classes throughout 
the school. Thru their peppy cheers, they have injected spirit, and boosted the 
morale of the players at many of our games. We are certain that in the future, 
they will be able to partake in many more of Central's victories knowing that 
thru their efforts they helped make it a success. B.T.A.'s cheering squad, 
although new, has progressed rapidly, and thru its many cheers has put much 
spirit into many of the B.T.A. games. This squad also consists of five girls 
and many boosters. 

As a novelty this year, twirling was introduced in many of the cheers. 
It seemed to work out quite well, and we hope it will be continued. 

This year both squads were under the leadership of Sura Schreiber. 

New HorizDns 

The Twentieth Century witnessed the coming of many significant trans- 
formations in our civilization. One of the most far-reaching of these changes 
was the improvement of the status of woman. For the first time, many fields 
of endeavor were opened to feminine participation. Woman was freed from 
the narrow confines of her home and entered many new spheres of activity 
such as science, industry, business, and politics. She joined the ranks of the 
wage earners and became financially independent. In due time, women were 
also accorded a place on political councils and helped shape world policies. 

With the extension of their responsibilities women have come to appreci- 
ate the importance of education as a prerequisite for intelligent execution of 
their new duties. Consequently, educational facilities for women have been 
greatly expanded. 

The Jewish woman, too, has made significant strides in the past fifty 
years. Many new and important tasks have been assigned to her. She has 
assumed a larger responsibility for the education and training of Jewish youth. 
Through her work for national and international charitable and relief organi- 
zations, the Jewish woman plays a decisive role in community life. Jewish 
women have worked ceaselessly for the establishment of Medinat Yisroel, 
and for the improvement of the condition of world Jewry. 

In order to adequately discharge these manifold duties, the Jewish 
woman must have a thorough knowledge of the language, history, laws and 
customs of her people. It is essential that every Jewish woman be well versed 
in the precepts of the Torah, for the very existence of the Jewish people is 
dependent upon this, our priceless heritage. 


John Marshall 

A desire to institute justice and unity among men is not born withiri, 
nor is it suddenly acquired. The roots of these concepts are deeply embedded 
in him during his childhood, and continue to grow and develop throughout 
his later years. Thus it was with John Marshall. 

He was born and raised in a small frontier town in Virginia, in 1755. 
The frontier itself was a symbol of thriving democracy in which each man was 
socially and economically equal. It was in this atmosphere that the first seeds 
of justice and unity were firmly embedded in the heart and mind of John 

At the age of 18 he began to study law, but gave it up to enter the 
Army. He took part in the famous Revolutionary battles of Germantown and 
Valley Forge. As a result of these battles, he was appointed a lieutenant in 
the 11th Virginia Regiment. 

From the time of his election to the State Assembly six years later until 
the adoption of the Constitution, Marshall was almost continuously a member 
of the Virginia Legislature. His course in Congress was characterized through- 
out by independence of character and level-headed good sense, of which his 
various Congressional activities afford abundant evidence. 

Later, President Adams appointed his Secretary of State. The following 
year, in 1801, John Marshall became Chief Justice of the U. S. Supreme Court, 
an office which he held until his death. 

The first task of Marshall and the Court was to demonstrate what had 
been called the efficiency of the Constitution. It was demonstrated in this 

He said: "It is emphatically the province and duty of the Judicial Depart- 
ment to say what the law is. Those who wish to apply the rule to particular 
cases must of necessity interpret the rule. If two laws conflict, it is for the 
courts to decide upon the operation of each. This is the very essence of 
judicial duty". 

When asked what the Government of the U. S. was for, he replied: 
"The Government of the American nation is emphatically a government of the 

people, because it is the government of all. Its powers are delegated by all. 
It represents and acts for all". 

As Chief Suprenne Court Justice it was Marshall's duty not only to inter- 
pret the Constitution, but to convince the people that his interpretation was 
correct. He reasoned that the Constitution is the supreme law of the land, and 
that the Supreme Court is the final interpreter of the law. 

Many are the great men who have owed their success in life to a 
mother's loving helpfulness and alert understanding. Marshall, on the other 
hand, was his father's child. He was once known to have said: "My father 
was far abler than any one of his sons. To him 1 owe the solid foundation 
of all my success in life" 

According to Edward S. Corwin, the writer of a biography of Marshall, 
his appearance befitted a man of his station. This quotation from his book 
describes him in greater detail: "Marshall was always dignified looking. His 
tall, loosely-jointed figure gave an impression of freedom, while his finely- 
shaped head and strong, penetrating eyes indicated intelligence and power. 
Directness and simplicity were his dominant characteristics. He always showed 
respect for women and devotion to his wife and family". 

In 1783, Marshall was married to Mary Willis Ambler, the daughter of 
the State Treasurer of that time. His loving wife died on Christmas Day of 
1831. He grieved greatly, even though she had been an invalid for some time. 

In March of 1807, Col. Aaron Burr, once Vice-President of the U. S. was 
brought before Chief Justice Marshall on the charge of treason. Thus began 
the greatest trial in American History, and one of the most noted in the annals 
of law. Burr was found to be "Not Guilty", while most of the evidence pointed 
to his guilt. This episode ended Burr's political career. 

Marshall died the evening of July 6th, 1835, surrounded by three of 
his sons. The death of a fourth, as the result of an accident while hurrying 
to his father's bedside, was kept from him. He also left a daughter and numer- 
ous grandchildren. 

Above all, Marshall is famous for making the Constitution a living thing, 
capable of growth, capable of keeping pace with the advancement of the 
American people and ministering to their changing needs. 


With Liberty and Justice For All 

The greatest menace to society today is prejudice. Prejudice is an evil 
emotion based on ignorance. It denies freedom-loving people of their G-d given 
rights of equality and justice. It has turned man against man and brother against 
brother, blinding people to the cause for which the founders of this country 
dedicated their lives. 

It has denied many young men and women their rights in the fields 
of education, industry and social contacts . Prejudice has been the source ot 
delinquency and unpatriotic feelings among the people of this country. A 
child who is persecuted by prejudice may acquire an inferiority complex, or 
a pessimistic outlook on life. He feels that his country has let him down by not 
living up to its claimed principles. Unable to find his place in society, he may 
resort to crime to give vent to his emotions. 

All this can be avoided, if people would only realize that living together 
in harmony will enrich them as well as their country. Our country is powerful 
today because people of all races and creeds have come to settle in "The Land 
of Opportunity". America has been enriched with the culture and wisdom of 
many nations. Such people as Marconi, Edison, Booker T. Washington and Haym 
Solomon, have contributed to our country's greatness in the fields of science, art, 
finance, and education. People of all races and religions have fought side by 
side in great wars to defend our country. Surely, these things prove the value 
of unity among all people. 

It is our responsibility, as the youth of America, to discourage prejudices 
of all kinds, so that the world may become a better place to live in, a place 
where the words "with liberty and justice for all" will stand as a guiding 
light for all humanity. 


Mystery of My Looks 

My grandma says I've daddy's nose 

Before I came he'd two I s'pose, 
He died before I came, you see. 
She always adds "And what is more. 

You've your mother's eyes." Did she have four? 
They say I got my mouth and chin 
From grandma's uncle Benjamin; 
He died before I came, you see. 

And must have willed them both to me. 

) understand about my hair, 

for uncle's head is kinda bare. 

What puzzles me and tries me so — is . . . 

— Am I just old odds and ends? 
Parts of relatives and friends? 
Or do you think that it can be. 
There's something here that's really me? 



Over and over 

the cycle repeats. 
Showing in its glory 

Nature's mystic feats. 

Again and again 

the seasons come and go. 
Bringing rain and wind 

sleet and snow. 

The hot, flaming, golden sun 

and the pale, soft light of the moon. 
The stars twinkling like a thousand lights 

on a cool night in June. 

All the beauty 

of Nature's power, 
We watch filled with delight 

at an April shower. 

The soft loveliness of an opening rose 

the smell of lilacs sweet, 
All in a wondrous rainbow of color 
give to the eye an unusual treat. 

We watch the bare limbs bud 
and then the buds blossom. 

We see the merry games 

of the racoon and the possum. 

We watch the cocoon 

as a new life unfolds. 
We watch forms of life 

fill out their patterns and molds 

We watch the caterpillar die 

as a butterfly is born. 
We view with wonder 

the freshness of a summer morn. 

We see the majestic force 

of sunset in July. 
We see birds with wings 

soaring up in the sky. 

We hear the resounding clamour 

of thunder when it storms, 
And realize we are humble; 

It's G-d who us forms. 

We watch the leaves fall 

as they turn red, gold, and brown, 
And enjoy their lush carpet 
as we tread on the ground. 

And then the first snow comes 
a blanket of glistening white. 

Only Nature could produce this — 
this awe-filling sight. 

These make up Nature 

and are repeated every year; 

The universe may change, 
but these are forever here. 



Europe, 1945, a Displaced Person's Camp. All faces are wrinkled and 
pale. Crouched in a dark, lonely corner is a lad of twelve with the experience 
of disaster that not even an elder should know. Despair, anguish, utter un- 
certainty. What next? What will the future bring? The future that looks 
so grey, the future in which not even the sun can pierce through those dark 
clouds hanging above him. Where to turn he does not know — to the East 
is the barbed wire fence. West the cannons, to the North desolation and 
South the graves of his loved ones. Would not he have been better to be 
among them, among those who had finally escaped? But there is one way 
to which he has not yet turned. And then he sees the glimmer of hope, the 
spark of light which no wind can extinguish. Way up there, high above these 
almost tangible clouds, there is a Judge of Mercy and Justice. This lad now 
pleads his case before the Merciful One above. This boy who until now was 
lost, has found new life, new hope through prayer. Danger, despondency, 
anguish, sorrow, discontent, a troubled heart, all brought out this impulse to 
pray, to appeal and petition G-d for help. 

All of us at one time or another have also had our disappointments in 
life and have appealed to a power beyond natural laws, one that can adjust 
itself and operate in our favor. Thus we try to build a definite pathway be- 
man and man. Understanding, comradeship and kindness are the basis for a 
true friendship. We, the creations of the Almighty, also wish to create a 
true friendship between us. And so, just as we try to see our friends as often 
as possible, we meet with G-d in prayer and thank Him for His kindness, find 
joy in adoring Him, confess our transgressions to Him and consecrate ourselves 
to carry out His will. Through prayer man makes a companion of G-d. This 
companionship creates a vital change in his character. It is impossible to be 
unjust when one is aware of His just nature. One cannot seek revenge when 
one knows His forgiving spirit, and one cannot long be contemptuous of 
others when one realizes that He is the Father of all men in all times and 

The worshipper is the beggar beseeching the Almighty above for 
favors. But prayer is not only a form of pleading or praising G-d. It also 
gives us courage v^hen danger threatens and confidence in ourselves when 
doubts spring up. It quiets our fears, removes false worries and gives us 
tranquility and patience, for we know the matter rests not in our hands. We 
remember that G-d sees all, knows all and does what is just. If our prayers 
are not answered perhaps they should not have been asked and we must say 
nntO'7 PIT C^ f°'' °'-"' nninds are limited and cannot understand the divine 

ways of the Almighty. 

G-d does not need prayer; G-d has no need of our praise. But why 
then, we may ask, do we praise Him? Is He like an arrogant monarch or 
a vain tyrant who needs flattery? On the contrary, to praise G-d is to exalt 
.man. Just as we must sleep and eat every day, we must also refresh our 
memories of His glory and power. A good example of this is the "Shema". 
In this prayer we request nothing of G-d but we affirm that G-d is One. G-d 
does not have to be reminded of this but man must be reminded that only 
One G-d is to be worshipped. Just as G-d is One so is mankind one — One 
Father in heaven for all the children of men. One Creator who implanted His 
divinity in every human being. How important this reminder is to the average 
man, who is all too ready to yield to hatred and prejudice, to take advantage 
of his fellows and use his neighbor to his own purpose. 

Look at the sky, at the birds, the trees, the sun, the moon and stars. 
Is It possible for man to be conscious of all these marvels and not speak forth his 
praise and gratitude to the Creator? Is it possible after this not to fear G-d? 
When men fear G-d, they fear no man. When men have ceased to fear G-d 
they fear every man. Prayer conquers fear and gives assurance that justice 
will be established, that not by power or deceit, but by the spirit of G-d do 
men prevail. 


A Prayer Is Answered 

Oh, Jews! You have suffered, you have been humbled. 
Over rocks and thorns you have stumbled. 

You have been tortured; you have been slain. 
You have endured the terrible pain. 

That even the greatest could not sustain. 

Why, why was the lingering question. 

Why were you under the hands of oppression? 
Had the shepherd forgotten his guided flock? 

Why had he put upon you the lock, 
Of chains? 

And then there arose a deafening sound. 

From the prisons in which the people were found. 
From the people who asked for kindness. 

And had been led as if in blindness. 
Deep down under the ground. 

And this deafening sound went up and up, 

Until it reached the flowing cup of tears. 

And the tears overflowed that Kingdom serene. 

Until upon the gates of heaven they did lean. 

The gates were pushed open. 

There was a clash and a boom. 
And all at once was revealed the room, 

Where sat G-d, our Father, our King. 

And G-d saw it all. 

He heard your penetrating call. 
As the mother eagle tends her young. 

So G-d picked up his chosen throng , 
Upon his wings. 

He carried them to a new land, 

A land where oppression and anguish were banned. 
A land without misery and sorrow. 

Thus, G-d gave the Jews 
Hope for tomorrow! 


The. DM World Looks to the New 

I often wonder whether it is with great awe that the world of old 
gazes at the miraculous advances in this modern age of ours, or if the world 
of old rather looks down with scorn upon the evils which the men of the 
"Atomic Age" have brought upon themselves. The more I ponder over this 
question the more strongly I am convinced that the answer lies both in the 
negative and in the affirmative- 
It is possible to picture men of the world of old bewildered and aston- 
ished by the fantastic innovations in the world of today. If one of our ancestors 
were to visit our civilization, how astonished he would be to see the inconceiv- 
able things which are part of everyday life. We take electric lighting for 
granted. To an outsider, electric lighting would probably seem as miraculous 
an accomplishment as if man were to transport the sun to his land of magic. 
Men o^ today have the very streams of nature generating power for use in their 
factories. In the factories, men turn out thousands of products a minute, from 
automobiles to oleomargarine, and from nylons to typewriters. At home, one 
has but to push a button to light a fire, to set an alarm clo:k, or to set an automatic 
iron in action. One has but to dial a telephone to be able to speak to people 
miles and miles away. Ours is indeed an age of wonders! 

Perhaps the men of the world of old see our age in an entirely different 
light. Perhaps they are horrified by the terrific uses to which men have put 
their inventions. How scornful the world of old must be of the men who have 
wiped out entire cities with their inventions, the atomic bomb! How they 
must abhor the advances in warfare, advances whose only aim is to kill and 
destroy! Perhaps the men of the world of old are mocking the lack of family 
life which television has brought about, for even very primitive men realized 
the importance of the home as a center of family life. Perhaps they are laugh- 
ing at man's greed and materialism which have made him forget the very essentials 
of good life in his ever increasing desire for more and more wealth and more 
and more luxuries. 

The old world looks to the new. It it with admiration or with scorn? 


The Fifth Anniversary 
of Israel As A Nation 

When Israel was accepted into the U. N., was it Israel or the world that 
finally became of age? Some would have us believe that is was only through 
the benign efforts of the U. S. that Israel had become a full fledged member of 
the family of nations and that a great honor was bestowed upon her. Is 
this really so? The struggle of Israel for recognition by the U. N. only magnified 
the great necessity and urgency by the world for a moral and stabilizing in- 
fluence in the solution of the world's problems. 

History is a silent but eloquent witness attesting to the failure of the 
nations of the world to cure the ills of mankind. For thousands of years cilivi- 
zation has wrought more and more havoc upon mankind until we now stand 
upon the threshold of utter destruction and annihilation. 

Throughout all these centuries, amidst all this chaos, the Jew was used 
as a scapegoat. And yet despite prejudice and persecution, the Jew has sur- 
vived. In the face of the grave he has defied death. Is it possible for any 
ordinary group to withstand torture and destruction for so long a period and 
rise above it? Is there any group of people that has steadfastly refused to 
perish or even become assimilated under the influence of other cultures? Where 
are the ancient Romans, the Assyrians and the Babylonians? They had distinct 
cultures of their own, a land of their own; they were nations — but where are 
they now? They who were determined to wipe the Jews off the face of 
the earth perished and the Jew still exists and shall at last have a hand in 
shaping the world of the future. 

No, the U. N. didn't make Israel a nation. Israel had become a nation 
at Mt. Sinai. It became a nation when the Torah was given to her and she 
was told to live by it. The Torah was its constitution. It did not matter whether 
they were Persian Jews, or Marranos in Spain, or Jews living on the Rhine. A 
Jewish nation they were - with the Torah and Zion the uniting factors. It 
was the old, bearded Jews sitting day and night over the Talmud and it was 
the young Yeshiva bachurim all over the world who, with their burning zeal 
of study, kept Israel's fire of nationhood bright. So it is in America as well. 
The students of the Yeshiva, by their studies, by their interest in Jewish affairs, 
by their self-identification with the Jewish cause, have all helped to keep the 
idea of nationhood alive for these many years. And it is these students who 
are now leaving the portals of Central Yeshiva High School and are facing 
the world, who will have the opportunity to play a very important role as 
members of Israel. Because of their highly trained background, it will be 
incumbent upon them to continue to express themselves actively and sympathet- 
ically with the future of Israel. 

No, it is not that the U. N. has honored Israel with recognition - rather is 
it the world that has been honored and has much to gain by this happy alliance. 
With the Torah as its guide, Israel will be an enlightening force towards the 
formation of a really "brave new world" for the future. 



G-d created she's and he's 
Also birds and busy bees, 
Perfumed flowers and tall trees, 
Running brooks and deep blue seas. 
Hills and valleys with dew pearled. 
The sun the moon the light unfurled. 
All together these things He hurled 
Into one big, beautiful world. 


A Thought 

Behold, I am standing upon the mountain of Chemon overlooking the 
land of Israel. I can see the Jordan flowing between mountains and valleys. 
On her way she gathers up pretty flowers and dead leaves. She sees much, 
and learns much. 

So flows life. The way of life is long and difficult. At times there 
is joy, and at times there is sorrow. Finally, all the roads of one's life meet and 
ascend to heaven. They become one ascending road of light and glory. 


What Is It? 

The rain pours down heavily, bathing the hard winter earth in an 
elixir, each drop a crystallation of a hope — a dream — bearing its golden 
message from the heavens to the long dormant earth. 

Arise! Awake! Stir up! These words haunt the human ear — taunt- 
ingly deficient of the cold winds. 

There comes a stirring, a breath as sweet and warm as a lover's kiss. 
What is it? 

What is !liat awakening, that hidden feeling inside us that bears a 
mysterious message which one knew but has long since forgotten? 

What is it that twists the dreary everyday thoughts of the troubled 
world to sonorous pipedreams mirrored in every youthful face? 

What is this half-smile that breaks to the surface of our lips, recalling 
the deep recesses that lay hidden inside us, buried in the heart of humanity — 
dormant, submitting to convictions, plagues and admonitions? 

It is a calling, a solitary voice in the night, whose whisper we hear, but 
cannot command our bodies to disobey. 

Turn away! 

You cannot — it spreads its silken web of fantasy over your brain, cloud- 
ing you in untold dreams, which you sought to destroy by loiking up the 
inside of you as a miser locks his most precious possession out of sight, destroy- 
ing its value. 

But then 

A shaft of sunlight streams into your heart, lighting up your secluded 

What is it that comes in the night and renders you powerless, capturing 
your senses, leaving you heady with the thoughts of it? 

What is it? 

Is it love riding on the wings of Spring gathering to her bosom all lost 
and forgotten souls, healing, making whole the tortured soul of man whose 
endurance of the elements has embittered him against all mankind? 

Spring — love. 

In their passing they leave the old and everlasting symphony of life. 

What is that symphony? What is that deep pulsating throb from which 
the flood of life issues forth as a gushing stream, nourishing the parched souls 
of man, filling him with love that echoes forth in spontaneous laughter or 
avows endless devotion as silently as a kiss? 

What is it? No one will tell you. But — 

Look up! Feel the torrent of rain on your face, that surge of life flow- 
ing through your veins. 

Awake! To the myriad of colors and wonders about you. 

Rejoice! For at the termination of your awakening an inner peace and 
solitude will fill you. 

And, floating on the surface of your soul you will find it . . . 

in all its majesty and splendor — What is it? 

It is G-d! 


Idol of Millions 

It would be false for me to claim him as a god whom I created from my 
imagination since for many years ago he was already known to be "an idol of 
millions". I am not the only one who worshipped this great god of sports, the 
king of baseball, Babe Ruth. 

I was a mere child of ten that summer day in August of nineteen hundred 
and twenty eight. I, along with hundreds of other fans, stood outside the 
Yankee Clubhouse awaiting the "Babe". I had heard of the great Babe Ruth but 
had never seen him before. I waited impatiently on the side-walk, trying to 
see as best as I could. Suddenly, the door opened and out streamed the tired 

No one had to tell me who he was for I recognized him by the mob which 
stood around him clamoring for his autograph. Being a good natured fellow 
he began to sign each autograph book. When it came to my turn he looked 
down at me and said, "Come now, sonny, you know that I don't sign on scraps 
of paper". So saying he tore up my precious piece of paper. 

My heart froze within me. Tears welled up in my eyes. The big man, 
seeing how much he had hurt me, smiled and quickly took out of his wallet a 
crisp, new dollar bill and signed his name on it. "Here, sonny", he said, "this 
is for you". I stood in a daze with the bill in my hand, and after I came down 
to earth I realized that he was gone. 

From that time on Babe Ruth was my idol. I, along with millions of 
other fans, worshipped him deeply. 

The years passed swiftly and the great star began to fade. It was a 
sad day for him and a million fans when he laid away his Yankee uniform. 
Still we worshipped and cherised him. Alas, one always must reach that 
final bend in the road that leads to a quiet rest. Four years ago, my hero 
and my idol passed away, but only in body. In spirit he will always live on in 
my heart and in the hearts of millions of fans who loved him so. 


.nnow'^t:' n-,c':nnnE u\-i"2'? cn'i'in ,it n^^tr^ ns -.JDrD "-^^i^ ,nny 
n-,Nt:"iJ n"is;:: .-ipna nnysnn t^•SJn r7« mDixi ,pDsn '?« irta^Q ns r« mrar; 
r' IS .'jsTiT^D mnsy mT.Di mnns: ijmiyn ■^i'7d nsip'? "irmc'sj ns u« 
,-,n3D n^::D mnsn lyx — mnoti'n -,^32 '?•; iityD n^in '7ty tsin ■'d mnn'? 
,n-;-ncDi n-jas:: nnn'' uoxjj'i' i^ty^-i ia ,msi:f-i c^r^' y^is it:>D i^nan i3 
n-.-ix"iN ,-iD"iDi nn^n nm '7rn ^v"i ,n''sp'nDsn mmnn nemo'? n^nsi ny^T' 
"'nvw'sj iin'? ijnsK't:* -m n-nn .-.r^n ^^n^ -^cn •2r.'7''C-* mti'usn; nnn^n 

.nin-'s C3J2 nanp 

Yys ct:'r C7^s-i ,ins -i2y7 n^sn nns ^r .--nn cs >> nny nncv; "ijs 
"iJK r|S* p ,^2 nn'71 3'737'7 q'^Dv CHH in'i'nti'M isu^ c« ,c"'D \'.'?s /y '7in"'n 
p-,ny ci-.yj -i^^-i';:* --in -3 ,ijnr,cN2 mmtam mprn -iwc>j s^'nir htin '72:: 
T-*3sn ]r ,p^mn7 '?D'snn'7 i^-sn ""ajy? u'Tu^•^S'o c-nna' □l^•^^ .iJay n"nn2 
pis'? ,'?N-io'- cy"? r^2r[i<n ns ijdd nn"'y:in 2'72 nyta: .i^m T,pD ,un-nn ^7 

.'7S-IC' m"?! ,'7S-|""' 

■u'i'i'snt:'::' n^s sr.'i'S ,nT i-yoD mnt:'7 cf?n my^n i3-''n Ti-r ,c';'is 
S7"7S .min c",pD2 -J7ian cn-m32C' m: ccdjd "^oy ncn s'?'^' .nr ypnp2 
'pcy:: .S'n cn'7C — u^t:' : s^c ns2 nn-i'? nti'ss nn-^y .ci^nsn irmn 

.mm m~iDis us irm27 

^7^ c-'t2''3o crs CIS ^J2 ."n^SH,, iT n'7D'7 □Jty-' QMS HD^T cns nD3 
3t2"'n crnno cn'i'snm viix '720 nr jd'id ^j; D-iEvt^o «^« ^^« isd pn it n^c 

.n^snn '71^ mjic'n nTimx '733 

v,^r\^ ya•u^'^ ^di mian ^3 '7y 'n'? n-inin — in^5n3 ■mn\i nsn ins n^jo 
nyi n^ij3 cy'? lams nn3 miQ ijdj? ne'yti' mnicm ncnn ^3 '7yi u"? ]nui inj 
ij^ mtry^ ■("'tyan Nintri uim3«^ nc'yty niN'i'sani □•'Djn '73 ^y .nrn nrn 
irn^fi iJ''3T'S '7y i^-^njnty mainxjn ^y n'^nin .njtyi hje' "7331 dvi ct- '733 
cn« 3tyin n':«3 n^v3 nyi n'7sn n-n3nn 73 '7y .'7iain loy ns T'Drn'7 laptt' 
.□V3 D^nysn tr'^ti'o nns ^33 in'7Dn3 'n'7 mm Nin*^ nyB'3 

.riom rm3ii2 ,'n n'7n: '7y pT 3*i:'in i3iNn ^n n'rsn '7tJ' it nuDiTn3 
cy "73 m'7sc'm mB'p3 73 s^n'^ty 'no cp3m r-in '7yi inxy ^y c:i sin 3t:^in 
niDn'7c N''3^ N'7t:'i ,3ym "''71m -nonD "''73 0131x1 noia n^in i'7 initri '?t^y^^ 
.D^ty 33'73i nJi?3N3 'H HN ii3y^ '73n m'7ty3 ninety .n^iy"? 

n"3pnD «in c-'p3D .n3ic*n — ihti in^3n3 ci«n nsn 3wn ^^s ix nyi 
.nD'7ty n3iti'n3 -nTn"? sin ^nntJ'Di nn-rnjuy '73 ^y ■is3''i ^sitt'i '73'7i 1^ n^D^ty 
.vyis's "73 '7y i'7 -is3''ti'i 1n31t^•n ns '73p''t:' 'n'7 ininn sin '7''3q 

."n'7sn„ snpjc 3i'^'nni cnpn n3nn ns ci-isn c^aTDnc n'7N ^3 

m NTiHU n or 

'7«-m*'' nmpn'7 '^'^^^■'■anr\ mKosyn cr nx .vd'' naia 'i'njn m\n ns j:in ,n'7ijn 

,D"'nyn -imc2 d^ntij cnnj ,n^DB'D* nors m'7:i ^i:' c"'D'7S m:t^' nns 

! i:nns : -iJ^^ "j-iDS IT c^D'^x nsipn^ — c-'Dtr cc' v^ipi -{p^^:}n '?]) i'7yinti> in'' C3 
pxj n^:3 IT notrn ny^^'n spm .m''a'i on ,ij'7 nsptyj n'''i''73 n'''i'2 .di:d r« 
mon'i'D nns ,d''B'p mmp nnNi .nnpj ^ip yoB': .innn ns -i''Nnty mpn "pt:* 
ElJin i^siJi ^Kit:''' -lis mTym .crua i:j cjidj Ti^n ,□•'31 i:ij ctaya 'bt:' nnnD 
.'7Nitt"' n3''in mDU'i nopin ht cv^ .nnn' nn 'py '7Ni{y di 

n« 2:in n'7i:ai nnD2 '7NTLr^ cy .u nnaty:i n'7"'jj 'n niry nvn ht 
n"''7y ci^'w^ n:c tr-n-'Bi nTytfn nriDn ns jji^'", pTn''tr 'n'? ^'7snn-i umin :n 
u^Nj'? IT rpDin p N^iN^i Nn'7nnN imn^ 'n i::'? nsinty c'^31 .n^nty-in "pyi 
.pN .n'-jan '7K-itJ'"'^ psn msjs y::iNc irma r^P'" nc?*^' n'?isj 

''Hyn mpQ it^si •'poyn .mpit^m msn •'J'^d '73 nnno^ m«n n^a 
m« .D^iya ynji ddibd nvn^ nmn — insi .ssin^ — n^inn .■it:;'ynn'7 
,in^styna omti'p vn .nn j'osn □■'^nn ns'ip'? nsiii in'i'KtrnD nD 3«w 
ijj n"'-ins D^2T .ct:'s:! m^n ns c"':l•'t^•Q D'^ti'^s nmn .nn'^nn mno la^iyi 

.cnipn cTip ns csn crs nmn cr 

nitap ncs ^'^no ninipT Tnm'pn ^2 /n'i-N'^D:; □nvu'p •'^n /^n rjs 
ns "'iS nTnon ■'tt'sj ''pDy2 .s^n r^'?^:^^ ntaics ncs is nnns ^rys ncs nns 
.■^DN ns ,nmN T'an'i' ■''71 tti'pxb'd ns ^•'nn^ cis^ ntyp ."•okd riTin^ — Ti'i'XB'D 
.n''j''y ij: nnnstya "'^ix cimy T'nn .ci^n:i nni ^'^-;^ is ,nnmpD «\t n:!t2p 
nDN?nm nsp ptn,, sin n'^sa i^nn niJti'D* cansn .nxi s-in ,nmJD i'73 ,njm n^n 
•'js ntyjiiD •'n'7 ■^-nn2 .m:^ n2t^•T' n-'H ,nm"iay riN neon ,2-iya pn ."nmc 
nnntyi .nrrnsyn ncii nn'i'n ns ns-'^jin S'^nt:' •':s mytasn .nnsa nnntJ'i ly;: 
•'Dstr 12'^nn «j ^s ^ns .nnai nnow* n^ ciij nminy nEi •'o ,n3r;no SMt:* ■'j^n 
"iS nrsv^' .nnnsti'D "'js ns mrsinn nvyn^ yntt*'!' nan nrrniy^ nn npicy 
nnnsti'D "'^n .nnnj ns^iiD ^js en .np-'n "?« "'sss "731 ^cb: nnnn 'ro ns 
mtry? n;n ^3i c'piya ni'i'xn^ sin ^jisi ^3 ."'7""n no's,,'? ■'dn ns cmc 

/QWD ■'^s nasit:* nsT 

•'n'i'scD .■'DN3 cs T'psn s'7a'7 '7D1S ,'innnNi 7n:Kt:'D mpa mn 

.'"'OSD rrnsi ^lasK* ^si"?,, : nmnnn c-''7Dn ns' n'?'' ^sn yntrs cyr^' s'n 

ninnm niinn 

vn^ n'7Sti' n3"'nDn pnnn ns'pn nys "'« csn ? niTnc^ n^:z ■?*; cnaiyn cnt: 
"Ti'i'DnQn 123 i«D iTT'ys Tiy Tivnn ? DM{^• noa iiya n^aic'nn c'7iyn •'mtN 
mn3 '72 ns '?'ii'? ntysN T'St m« "73 n'''73n nn — nat^non iinn ms •'331 
naita^ n3-in 'piys'? '•'7-y n^t:* nta'i'nn n^'? ^nsi 131 ? n rinn in^^ n'pyin'i' it^si 


n^n ,-iDDn n^33 np3'7 ^n'i'nnn nt ini cjtt'n n3n Tr'Niti'i ,mitJ'K-i3 
\-i^ia -iw'N3 .'73n yT^i "'jaa '^n: li-^s n\T n-nnn .^3S3 -iM ^t2S3 ^ry3 minn 
n3m nspcn '■"? nn'7 '73T't^• ;rDJ '?y3"i ]i3: ms3 minn ns '^n^sn ^ma3nn-i 
•'js "ison n''3 LVD qo ^y n33 nN:;i3J '^jnc iDT3 ,vty3y .rnvyii c'7Tyn '7y 
I'i'N n3t:' Tiin ns ■'^ n«im \-ns '71j t^s nystyn 'i'y3 mss n-non ns nwTi 

.n^'7SN nil 

«im n-i3nn ^•'nn 3wn d-iij «in nmon .np'^nn njpOD TiNxin nsr "730 
.c^n'? 333:", -i:3nDn inn mtJ'SJ "^y (n'7'''7n nyi'? oTiy'? is) nsiia'? y^styn"? '7i'7y 
ns nsn i'7\t ;nT3 i3 .uao -i:i3J ps isi's "iiian sin n-iinn ti2pn i'7"'n •'in3 
n'^n "py -i^33 c*^-i nti'i; c^np'? miD .i:di3 m3j ty-'tj* loit'i minn m3^trn 
.m3nn •'^n'? 3icn iio^ i^nyi ti'n''ti' nm ,nDDn n^n nins ns n nnsm 

.i3'73 unn T'yx'7 niyi"' noion t:"'S3 'iT'n'^D minn ,-ia3nn n'^-'n nt5'S3 
.lii-jj-m ,n3"'n3 ,nsnp id'?^ pi iTipsn ps lEcn n'3tr i3^sni js ny3 '73s 
1^'?'? mien '7y .^m" y^:' trail ,n7iT^ nn^ ,nvnns tyai n'7i3 nns"? in^f n-iinn 

.n^^niTsn Dn''ni3ini □nn-'psn ns □n^D'7r7 

'n'7sn .^^y c^'7t2inn c^n^psnn ns s^:fin'7 '731s mic nin3 ''3 mpc ''^s 
iT'a'7n ns nis-1'7 ?nsTn n3i3n \im .•'T' ■'t:'yD3 n3-i3 nsisi n^^:isc' s-n 
.n-i3nn ''"'n3i □n^'^ns in'-^x'' itt>s .iinns n's'713 c"^3S3 c'7iy'7 csx' ' 

"3 nm nu''tyn nt on"''? .I'pc* nms'? cy i-'n Tvrpn sin iso ly i''r;D 
icn .1^2 c^iym '71: ^y ihms'? ny i^n D^^^ y^scn '73n nn'7in3 msn ninys 
nan ''jsa n'i'iyn i-niyni nmn mDn7D .nun^nna inois ns n:;n n^iy m^i:' 
CIS piD nvn nni-'n r^y nn-'ann nmsn '7y pn? r^^^n nyn .inais^ cy 
□N'7 i'7i3 nniN? ^csj Dn"" w"* ms? .it mac'? irr^a "j^'sji v733 ns a^ipn? 
.nns'^'a ^jn p:; n^'pa p;n cn'^ra n>:/*prn n^jcm 

njnc ; cyr msctiy "L^'jm ,c-s '"^niD jintaa 'i'tr tr^T ny'? runu nmsn 
■i^-;i iw's ,c's:n ms''in', rji^n ms-'nn i) ninun s^n wmi lonv ns' nyn s^ific 
sin n^oc i-r-^iiD sin*^' nnunni lin.^ ei,1j ^s'' ns msn msia .cT:;y 's^ nr, 
yntan ]o ■'n «in .m nt^'a n^nc:: ""I'i'n IjJ^s sin .ni'^w'i r'>'^ '^'^' "'^i s'^onc 
inms^ mwn nnn .mn on"' sin inmw^ cy pn nrn avrn .'[yt^•: sm i-'^yi 
,t:'-iini npti'n .noisn nvnti'ss n« nnso nyn .n'''7y iruanm inT'CD'a m3i 
. mao:: isim y'7D3 nijin c: sin .n^ipi yiit 

noisn Y^D /yai rnn cyn ns .iniaim cyn ^ss '?-; n^yn noi^;n axe 
.niiiryi noDitr msc: nmsn ct' nsm '?ry cyn cs is -.n'71::"' n3ni:i nms 
.'Isi'7D3 nmsn nrncss ns nns? '712'' sin nunn '?yD un cyn cs 

nioisn nsw' .'?s-i'u"' cy sin c'riyn niais nn^o nt pio2 '71201 nnpc 
.7Nnty"' 13 S7 IS ,anns nioipna mynpa lypntr-ni nnis insti* ,cxnsD npyj 
npDs s'71 inons ns natr* s'7 cm ly ini^a ni:ins'7 cn'^ "riaa 'i'mnc crno 
no'^ip^^'^' nnixy na nnM ivns'7 ^snc^ npic'n .n'''7S nw nysti' mpnn u'7d 
ns "iB^pty ntypn .n"'D''J2 n-'trsj nao snt nstn nmty'i'n nncn .nru* cs^s iir'na 
mninn '7S-i""''7 n^tann 'n .'n nntann nn%n ,njan pmnnw' nan ,inois'7 '7snc'-' 
."'iin''i •mn"' '73 n'7 ^y npipn nn-in it nnunni '7STw"' t-ns ns i"? in-iti* nti'inpn 
niti* nni r'i'y nainsn inms ns in'7Dn3 ^snc"' -ii^Tn n'7ian ni^fisn '733 
inn nisitrj i\n cyn Ty ."c-'^u'iT'n nsnn nic^, npiny njinni tma ids njB'n 
«'7S "iDis^ n''! iDy'7 Dpi"' inty cipo '7S3 p-i s'7 n'''7y yayjnn sin .'i'ST^'^ |*ns7 
nii:fD 73 ns m c-'p) i'73i''C n^n%n cipon ,ni3sna nt:'np nti'iT" '7S3 p c: 
■iiai ,inmK naan '7y itrs: ns -iidd'7 piD mn'^n nin i-'cn .|mn'7*jj'3 minn 

.cnn mn nn: m'7iDn nmsn nan 

njs n7i:3 '7S-i'^^ cy .-py nan SNn n'7i:n nin^ '7y ■psi*^'" ri« nya^/'n 
catynn cd-'s nin"'? nTy mens -i3t .nv-j>";n nsv* n^DDi '7S-l■:^•^ pis'? n^cn 
.n'73sn ns n^sn"' rix^n n-'n nTn -i3Tn .men ni'7;n '7t:' 

nti'npn nms ,ijns'7 c^jis us latins'? av:;''? numTnn u^ n^n^o*.': it:'ryi 
."n3 niJ3n'7i nun"?,, ca*^* i:s .nonsn miay ■'-•' ^y nn tynntt'n? c'i'inti'Di 

uin 'i; 1R 'ij J^Q]' Ri, 

pKsn mi3i nwD 

.n•L^' s? IS .win ca aitr^tt* ,^nN'7 wr-j ]v'?D2 Ti-'^n .finnan a^^ii* □•'^^'^nn 
ic 2n3D y-'an ins av ^r\D2 nay mnc-'nn ^ro '?:: ? i"? mp nn ? sin ns^s 
.Tiw'i-in smj no; ! ids sin /ns ns s^o"? t^'bs ''sc nyT'n ^2^ ,sn:{n 
-n^f nT vno .nrn nnjDn n^m ,nDn'7DnD nvi:''' "^ns"* nssm nsnc "js n:n 
ci^a .S2:fn p pnao y^an nns '7^'7 .nay nnns rnyuB' ?^ns^ spn mnp^ 
-r;2 IS .c'''7inn r\'22 np sxoj sin ! "ins ns -sxa en .ims ijnns r\^•\^;^-\ 

.nrr'an nrn-'i sr sin cvint:' -s ynt:' 

nsnn inc "nyn^ tsi .di^h pn nM ^snti* ^nnnc-' noi My ns '^nnps 
nnitt-nn ns •'nsxn : i^ ■'mnsi ansn '7S ■'nnno .d7iv'3 -\nv2 u nxn ^st:^ 
'732 i-itt"' m'i'ci ni'7t:'i ,n-inDn nnn^n ninn^nn '?:t:* nipn "JS .^n^str? 

.1^3 n^iyn 

cniznn innn : in-'yt:'"' |irn nDty^n ns ■'ry 112:2 nsisir iixn "'n- 

."n::n'7c my nn'?^ s'i'i ann •'13 '7S •'U stt'^ s^ .nnnTD^ nn mn-'jni c-'ns? 

— Compliments of — 

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15th Avenue Garage 


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989 SIXTH AVE. NEW YORK 18, N. Y. 

- Compliments of — 


MUrray Hill 2-9094 


CLASS OF 1953 








and Familv 















Upon Her Graduation 


Congratulations to Our Daughter 





Upon Her Graduafiore 




37 W. 20th ST. 


in'''7N "'aTio T^nxi 


and Son 







463 10th AVE. 


Sweet Sixteen Party? Any Kind of Party? 



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Congratulations to 


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and To Her Classmates 







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Sabbath strictly observed - Resident Doctor & Nurse 
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Mozel Tov to JUDITH from 




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New York City 

Congratulations to DIANE on Her Graduation 




Planning A Party? 


Has for you — 
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Mozel Tov to JUDY from 












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Congratulations to NECHAMA BAUM from 





In Honor of Their Daughter PESHIE'S Graduation 





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Best Wishes to the Graduating closs of 



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and Daughters 

Congratulations to ROZY NEWMAN 

Congratulations to Our Daughter ADELE 
Upon Her Graduation 

□ron 3n^ 
""mi ,saN ,N2s 

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Mazel Tov to RUTH 


Morton and Naomi 

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Best Wishes to Our Grand-daughter 
ESTELLE upon her graduation. 

Congratulations to Our Daughter 
MARILYN Upon Her Graduation 

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4217 Church Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y. 


4219 Church Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y. 



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Compliments to Mrs. Eva Tanin 

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In Honor of Granddaughter PAULINE 

SHAPIRO'S Graduation. 

MR. & MRS. H. OSTROW and Family 


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M & S Trunk and Luggage Company 

Vita, Devora and Edith 

N. Dicker Kosher Meat Market 

Susswein Cleaners, Inc. 

G & L Luncheonette 

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Dr. Samuel Snyder 

"''erry Shoes 

Ike and Joe 

Lillian Lee 

Rose and Jack Grossberg 

Aaron & Rozy Pomerantz 

Alfred Walt 

Mr. & Mrs. T. J. Rothberg & Family 
Chaim's Fruit & Vegetable Store 
Compliments of a Friend 
Best Wishes from a Friend 
S. Kaufman's Appetizer's Store 
Doris & Murray Augenbaum 
Schultz's Gift Shop 
Goldring's Dairy & Grocery 

Brod's Kosher Butcher 

Friends of Joyce Horwitz 

Rabbi & Mrs. Jacob Leibowitz 
Wassel's Fruit Store 

Heisler's Food Center 

Best Wishes to Helene Gardenberg 

Sam's Curtain Shop, Inc. 

Congratulations to Helene 

Ever Ready Furniture Corporation 

Rite Price Sporting Goods 

Chicago Luggage Shop 

Bernard's Record Shop 

Best Wishes to Estelle 

Schreiber's Restaurant, Inc. 

EdIle Silver & Jewelry, Inc. 

The Jewish Gift Shop 

Kaplan Brothers Fish Market 

Levine's Hardware Store 

A Friend of Naomi Leiman 

Safran Kosher Poultry 

Hyman Wertkin 

Solomon Weiss Bakery 

Robert Herring 

Mrs. Lillian Roitman 

Mr. Solomon Roitman 

Rabbi S. Freilich 

Joseph Feigelman 

M. Gottesman 

A Friend of Estelle Sobel 

Mary Frank 

John Kay 

Frank Scervini 

Klein's Glatt Kosher 

Danny and Evelyn Mehlman 

Mrs. Rose Zwiebel 

Mr. and Mrs. Sol Cohen 

Schliger's Dry Goods 

J. Eisenberg Furs 


A. Galmitz, Ph.G. 

A. Keve Millinery 

Purity Delicatessen 

Mr. Philip Hershkowitz 


D. Steigmann 

Fegy Lamb 

Tiv-Tov Store, Inc. 

Emely Paper Company 

Harry Heiman 

Compliments of — 

Joseph Strom 

Mrs. 1. Bornstein 


Max Waxman 

Eva Gottdiener 

Miriam Waxlicht 

Susan Friedman 

Spartan Cleaners 

Jack Taubenblatt 

Sidney Kach 

Israel Meat Market 

Stern's Bake Shop 

C. J. French 

Legion Laundry Service 


Eva Osterreicher 

Rabbi & Mrs. Bane 

Barbara Feldman 

Elliot Neustadter 

B. S. Food Center 

Lotte Sonnenfeld 

The Menkes Family 

Joan's Beauty Salon 

A Friend of Yona Loriner 

Nu-Life Shoe Repair 

Unterman's Notions 

Relkin's Butcher 

lA/eiss' Vegetable Store 

Summet's Food Store 

Oberfest Grocery 

Billy Boy's Stationery Shop 

Gelfand's Grocery & Dairy 

A. Tantleff Meat and Poultry 

Betty Goldberg 

Zahava Borov^^sky 

Barbara Gross 

Marcia Plotzker 

Mr. & Mrs. Krauthamer 

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